Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur, with Tom Ellingson (Founder of Fandeavor.com)

The Founder Institute will host their first event in the #VegasTech community on  October 28, 2014 starting at 6:30 pm.

The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies.

Screen Shot 2014-10-27 at 9.36.23 AMThe event, “Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur,” will be held at RasterMedia, located at 1001 S Main Street. The featured speaker will be Tom Ellingson, founder of VegasTechFund-backed Fandeavor.

Mark Rowland and Sara Hill are the Las Vegas Directors of Founder Institute and organized this event.

“We thought Tom would be a great speaker for this first event because he has been involved in VegasTech for quite some time, grown his company here and came from the corporate world before switching over to being an entrepreneur,” said Sara Hill. “I think his perspective will be really interesting for those working full time interested in “making the leap” to becoming an entrepreneur.”

If you want to start your own technology company, but don’t know where to get started, you are not alone. Each day, millions of people go to jobs they don’t enjoy, but few do something about it.

At this “Employee to Entrepreneur” event, attendees will hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company.

“I’m excited about having another program that supports our startup ecosystem,” Sara Hill said. “Founder Institute helps empower people who have always wanted to start something themselves and encourages them to follow their dreams and explore entrepreneurship.”

 

About Founder Institute: The Founder Institute is the world’s largest entrepreneur training and startup launch program, helping aspiring founders across the globe build enduring technology companies. In our four-month, part-time program, you can “learn by doing” and launch a company through structured training courses, practical business-building assignments, and expert feedback. Plus, you are not required to quit your day job to participate.

About Fandeavor:  Fandeavor is a marketplace for fans to buy curated sports travel packages and discover awesome gameday experiences. Backed by Tony Hsieh, the CEO of Zappos, Fandeavor gives customers the best experience they can have at their favorite sporting events around the world. From travel to VIP experiences, a ticket is only the beginning. Our experiences range from all-inclusive travel packages that include hotel, flight, transportation, tailgate & tickets to unique VIP experiences. We have experiences for everything from NFL, NBA, MLB to College sports, NASCAR, soccer and much more!

 

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